疑問

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Chinese[edit]

to doubt; to misbelieve; to suspect to ask
trad. (疑問)
simp. (疑问)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (31) (4)
Final () (19) (59)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɨ/ /mɨunH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɨ/ /miunH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋie/ /miuənH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɨ/ /munH/
Li
Rong
/ŋiə/ /miuənH/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭə/ /mĭuənH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi/ /mi̯uənH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wèn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ji4 man6

Noun[edit]

疑問

  1. query; question; doubt

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
もん
Grade: 3
on’yomi goon

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Middle Chinese 疑問 (MC ŋɨ mɨunH, literally “doubt, suspicion + ask”), apparently borrowed later as a learned borrowing from Literary Chinese of the same source term.

First attested in the early 1600s.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(もん) (gimon

  1. [from early 1600s] a question (implies a doubt about something)
    Synonym: (neutral, no nuances of doubt) 質問 (shitsumon)
  2. [from 1887] a doubt or suspicion about whether something is real or true

Verb[edit]

()(もん)する (gimon surusuru (stem ()(もん) (gimon shi), past ()(もん)した (gimon shita))

  1. [from early 1600s] to ask (implies a doubt about something)
    Synonym: (neutral, no nuances of doubt) 質問する (shitsumon suru)
  2. [from 1887] to doubt or suspect that something might not be real or true

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

疑問 (uimun) (hangeul 의문)

  1. Hanja form? of 의문 (doubt).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

疑問

  1. chữ Hán form of nghi vấn (doubt).

Adjective[edit]

疑問

  1. chữ Hán form of nghi vấn (doubtful).